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STL Fame

STL Fame

September 17, 2021

STL Fame

 

Short description of content: Youth leaders meet with Bobby Norfolk to talk about the history if artists from St. Louis who gain fame while living here and when leaving home. Recorded live in Strauss Park on September 10, 2021.

 

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The Ville by Bobby Norfolk 

From The WHY of MY City, Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

In The Thick Of It

In The Thick Of It

September 10, 2021

In The Thick Of It

Senior youth leaders and architects of Story Stitchers Youth Council discuss their goals for the organization and their personal journeys as artists. Recorded in the Grandel Theater, Kranzberg Arts Foundation on August 27, 2021.

 

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Who’s Ready?

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

Toxic Tendencies

Toxic Tendencies

September 10, 2021

Toxic Tendencies

Short description of content: Youth leaders get together and have a conversation about toxic behaviors and relationships.

Recorded in Zoom on August 26, 2021.

 

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Will They Remember

Branden Lewis for Saint Louis Story Stitchers, The WHY of MY City, 2020

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture

September 4, 2021

Youth leaders discuss the phenomenon of cancel culture.

Recorded in Zoom on August 13, 2021.

 

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ANTI

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2017

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

 

Covid Check Up

Covid Check Up

August 21, 2021

Covid Check Up

As the Delta Variant strand of Covid 19 takes over the St. Louis region youth leaders meet to discuss the effects of Covid on their lives and the gun violence in the city. Recorded live August 13, 2021 in the Grandel Theatre at Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

 

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Sneak Attack

KP Dennis and Branden Lewis 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

Debate

Debate

August 19, 2021

Youth leaders debate contemporary events.

Recorded in Zoom July 29,2021.

 

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Perception Isn't Always Reality

KP Dennis

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2016

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

Covid Vaccine Fears and Facts III

Covid Vaccine Fears and Facts III

August 6, 2021

As the Delta Variant strand of Covid 19 sweeps into the St. Louis region and the City puts a new mask order in place, youth leaders meet to discuss fears of the vaccine and the facts with Dr. Frederick Echols, Acting Director of the Department of Health for the City of St. Louis. Recorded live July 30, 2021 in Strauss Park. 

 

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Good For Your Health

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

Covid Vaccine Fears and Facts II

Covid Vaccine Fears and Facts II

July 28, 2021

Covid Vaccine Fears and Facts II

Part I

Story Stitchers friend Dr. LJ Punch, a certified trauma surgeon and founder of The T and Prepare STL, does a live Q&A on the Covid Vaccine with youth leaders on stage. Recorded live at Story Stitchers Dance Battle in Strauss Park, Grand Center in St. Louis, Missouri on July 13, 2021.

Part II

As the Delta Variant stand of Covid 19 sweeps across Missouri, youth leaders meet to discuss their fears of the vaccine. Recorded live July 16, 2021 in Strauss Park, Grand Center in St. Louis, Missouri. 

 

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Saints of Louis 

Traydon Rogers

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers arts programming is provided by The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award,  the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, the St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

 

Season II Finale @ The Stage

Season II Finale @ The Stage

July 24, 2021

Season II Finale @ The Stage

Youth leaders reflect on Season II and look ahead to performing to live audiences again as Covid 19 pandemic appears to be lifting.

Recorded June 25, 2021 live on the stage at 3524 Washington Ave.

Published July 24, 2021.

 

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park VII

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park VII

June 23, 2021

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park VII

Healing Power of Art + Nature 

 

Guest: Lauren Ross, Executive Director, Laumeier  Sculpture Park

Recorded live at Laumeier Sculpture Park, June 21, 2021.     

             

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Prairie Therapy

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original multimedia presentation newly expanded in its 3rd iteration, exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state's unique endangered prairie lands. 

Peace in the Prairie, is screening at Laumeier Sculpture Park June 15-29th, 2021 with three live podcast recordings created in the Park and then will move on to the National Blues Museum  in St. Louis on July 3rd for a screening with live performance elements. For more details visit storystitchers.org.

 

Peace in the Prairie is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov and by Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency.

Additional support was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, The Lewis Prize for Music, Missouri Foundation for Health, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant, Steward Family Foundation, and Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

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